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Making the Most of Your Sports Premium: Top Equipment Picks & How Commercial Play Can Help

By Commercial Play | 9 April 2024 | Comments Off on Making the Most of Your Sports Premium: Top Equipment Picks & How Commercial Play Can Help
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The Sports Premium is a fantastic resource for schools to enhance their PE programs and encourage physical activity among students. But with so many options, choosing the right equipment can be tricky. This blog post will guide you through: Top Picks for Versatile Equipment: How Commercial Play Providers Can Help: Meeting the Deadline: Commercial Play…

Creating an Inclusive Playground for SEN Schools: A Guide to Successful Upgrades

By Commercial Play | 28 March 2024 | Comments Off on Creating an Inclusive Playground for SEN Schools: A Guide to Successful Upgrades
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At Commercial Play, we understand the unique needs of SEN schools and the importance of creating a stimulating and inclusive playground environment. Our friendly team, serving the South and Midlands regions, is dedicated to helping you plan and execute spring and summer upgrades that maximize play value for all your students. This blog post serves…

Hoppin’ into Easter Fun: Playground Activities for Schools!

By Commercial Play | 19 March 2024 | Comments Off on Hoppin’ into Easter Fun: Playground Activities for Schools!
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Spring is sprung, and Easter’s on its way! It’s almost time to ditch the textbooks and hop into some egg-cellent playground fun. This blog is packed with ideas to keep your students entertained, from classic egg hunts to inclusive games, all while celebrating the spirit of Easter. Egg-cellent Easter Games: Making it Inclusive: Rainy Day…

Revamping the Playground: Engaging Space, Supportive Curriculum, and Budget-Friendly Tips

By Commercial Play | 13 March 2024 | Comments Off on Revamping the Playground: Engaging Space, Supportive Curriculum, and Budget-Friendly Tips
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Schools constantly strive to create a stimulating learning environment, and that extends beyond the classroom walls. Playgrounds are crucial for fostering physical and social development, but ensuring they’re engaging, curriculum-aligned, and budget-conscious can be a challenge. This blog post tackles these aspects and offers solutions for maximizing your school’s playground. Meeting Needs and Aligning with…

World Book Day in an Early Years Setting

By Commercial Play | 7 March 2024 | Comments Off on World Book Day in an Early Years Setting
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World Book Day offers a fantastic opportunity to nurture a love of reading in young children within an early years setting. Here are some key benefits: Variety of Book Forms for Different Levels and Learning Styles: Early years settings can cater to various developmental stages and learning styles by offering a diverse range of book…

Playground Revolutionaries: How Commercial Play is Transforming School Playgrounds into Dream Destinations

By Nazoorah Nusrat | 14 February 2024 | Comments Off on Playground Revolutionaries: How Commercial Play is Transforming School Playgrounds into Dream Destinations
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Imagine a playground that ignites imaginations, empowers all abilities, and becomes a cherished haven for every child. At Commercial Play, that’s not just a dream, it’s our daily mission. Born from Passion: We emerged from the commercial and industrial world, but our hearts belonged to education. Recognising the need for captivating, bespoke play environments, we…

Breathe New Life into Your Playground: Funding, Resources, and Inspiration for an Inclusive Makeover

By Commercial Play | 13 February 2024 | Comments Off on Breathe New Life into Your Playground: Funding, Resources, and Inspiration for an Inclusive Makeover
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School playgrounds are crucial for children’s physical and mental development, fostering social skills, teamwork, and a love for the outdoors. But for many schools, limited budgets and outdated equipment can make playground makeovers seem like a distant dream. This blog is for you, the bursars and teachers who dream of transforming your playground into an…

The best curriculum based play equipment for SEN schools and all inclusive play

By Commercial Play | 18 January 2024 | Comments Off on The best curriculum based play equipment for SEN schools and all inclusive play
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Creating an inclusive playground for children with special educational needs (SEND) is crucial for their development and well-being. Here are some of the best curriculum-based play equipment options that cater to a variety of needs and learning styles: Physical Development: Social and Emotional Development: Cognitive Development: Remember: As you can see from our fantastic bespoke…

Playground Towers: A Crucial Element for School Curriculum PHSE Across All Ages

By Commercial Play | 12 January 2024 | Comments Off on Playground Towers: A Crucial Element for School Curriculum PHSE Across All Ages
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Playground towers are more than just fun climbing structures in schools. They play a vital role in Personal, Social, Health, and Economic (PHSE) education for children of all ages, from early years to secondary school. Let’s explore how these towering playthings contribute to a well-rounded education: Early Years (EYFS): Physical Development: Climbing, scrambling, and sliding…

First Day of Term: Unleashing the Power of Play in Every Corner

By Commercial Play | 5 January 2024 | Comments Off on First Day of Term: Unleashing the Power of Play in Every Corner
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Headteachers, staff, and PTA members, welcome back to a new term brimming with potential! As the bell rings for the first day, let’s remember that learning doesn’t solely reside in textbooks and worksheets. Play, in all its vibrant forms, holds the key to unlocking our children’s full potential, both indoors and out. Why Play Matters:…